The Okanogan County Fair got underway Thursday, Sept. 6 at the Okanogan County Fairgrounds and continues through Sunday, Sept. 9. Hattie Buchert and her sheep Reba were among many from Tonasket and Oroville hoping to impress the fair judges this weekend. Check out our preview for more information on the weekend’s activities. Brent Baker / staff photo
About Brent Baker
Brent, is a former reporter/photographer for the Gazette-Tribune and sometimes works as a freelance sports reporter for the G-T. Prior to working at the G-T, he was the sports editor for Sunrise Publishing from 2000-2005 in Michigan. He subsequently owned and operated Buckland Media, a high school sports website, in Michigan until 2010. He and his wife Kim, who have an adult son, moved to Tonasket in 2010. Brent worked as a full time reporter/photographer at the G-T from 2011 - 2014).